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Field Work Fridays

Jul 10, 2020 9:00AM—12:00PM

Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring,…

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Cancelled: Waterbird Survey

Jul 09, 2020 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

Join a periodic survey of waterbirds on a freshwater, tidal, marsh at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. The ornithological knowledge and collaborative attitude of our volunteer team creates a phenomenal learning experience. All of this in the beautiful early morning light of the Jug Bay wetlands, on the Patuxent River. Ages: 12 and older. Free (entrance…

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Butterfly Gardening

Jul 07, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly gardening group! Volunteers weed, water, prune, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden at the Glendening Preserve’s Plummer House. Volunteers learn all about which plants support our native pollinators and how to take care of a vibrant and healthy garden. Occasionally volunteers are welcome to…

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Pollinator Monday at JBFP

Jul 06, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Farm Preserve 6032 Pindell Lothian, MD 20711

Join us on Mondays from 9-11am at the Jug Bay Farm Preserve (JBFP) to work on our pollinator gardens. We will be learning about native plants and their pollinators as we work to create more spaces for them to thrive. Volunteers will be weeding out invasive plants to provide more habitat for native species, and…

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Wild Discovery Nature Camp

Jul 06, 2020 9:00AM—Jul 10, 2020 3:00PM

Waitlist Only Catch frogs, build a fort, seine for fish, walk in a stream, and squish your toes in the marsh! Enjoy outdoor summer fun along the Patuxent River at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Rain or shine, we’ll spend every day outside. Campers will discover nature through exploration, crafts, and games. Ages 7 to 9.…

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Bird Walk

Jul 04, 2020 8:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Join longtime Jug Bay volunteer and MD Master Naturalist, Mike Quinlan, to learn skills for identifying birds by sight and sound on a guided hike. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Limited to 10 participants. Please bring a COVID mask. Ages 12 and older. Fee: $6 per vehicle park entrance fee.

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Patuxent Wetland Park Clean Up

Jul 04, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay's - Patuxent Wetland Park
1426 Mt. Zion Marlboro Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

Every year hundreds of bags of trash are collected from the Sanctuary’s properties with the help of volunteers. This year we want to start keeping track of the kinds of trash we find to gain a better understanding of the problem. We need citizen scientists like you to help with the data collection! Join Jug…

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Butterfly Gardening

Jun 30, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly gardening group! Volunteers weed, water, prune, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden at the Glendening Preserve’s Plummer House. Volunteers learn all about which plants support our native pollinators and how to take care of a vibrant and healthy garden. Occasionally volunteers are welcome to…

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Cancelled: 4th Sunday Hike – Mystery Hike

Jun 28, 2020 10:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Rd.
Lothian, MD 20711

Join a Jug Bay volunteer naturalist on a mystery hike of the sanctuary. Topic and hike to be determined by participants. Our challenge will be to seek out the topic. Come with ideas. All ages. Be prepared to walk approximately 2 miles. Free with $6 per vehicle park admission. Click button at the top of…

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